Fall Intern - KABC-TV Sports News


Glendale, CA 04-02-2024
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  • Paid
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

KABC-TV (ABC7) Sports News Intern, Fall 2024

About the Role & Program

KABC-TV (ABC7) is an ABC owned television station (OTV), located in Glendale, Los Angeles County. The station is in the #2 ranked television market in the country. Weekly, our team at ABC7 produces over sixty-three hours of local news, public affairs, magazine programs and public service campaigns! The internship program is designed to provide you with an educational experience that complements your academic studies. You will have an opportunity to participate in developmental programming, contribute to daily operations of a major market television station, and learn about what we do.

Do you love getting a closer look at what goes on in the world of sports news? Join our team to experience being a part of the local sports production involved with the Eyewitness News Sports Department. From basketball to baseball, and hockey to golf, SoFi Stadium to the Rose Bowl, we cover the top stories in Los Angeles and beyond!

The approximate dates of this internship are September 2024 through early January 2025.

What You Will Do
• Attend production meetings and be involved in the preparation of daily sports shows, segments and special programming like ''Slam Dunk'' and ''Sunday Night Sports''
• Interview coaches, players, transcribe the interviews, and log and observe sports telecasts
• Research and contribute to sports news topics (including online/social media news research)
• Observe how sports segments are written, edited, and delivered on-air
• Observe production in the newsroom, in-studio, and in the field at locations like Dodger Stadium and the Arena

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Experience (academic, employment, or extracurricular) within sports and/or sports journalism or media
• Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications
• Working toward a degree in broadcast journalism, communications, television production or related field
• Previous coursework in producing, writing, or editing
• Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing

• Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year or recently graduated within the past 6 months preferred

Eligibility Requirements & Internship Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:
• Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
• Possess unrestricted work authorization

Additional Information
• Able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship
• The approximate dates of this internship are September 2024 through early January 2025 ​
• Fully available to work 40 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor and could include nights, weekends and holidays)
• Able to provide own housing for the duration of the internship program​ in the Los Angeles, California area
• Able to provide/have reliable transportation to/from work​
****Required Documents for Application****
• Your Resume
• A Cover Letter which should demonstrate your knowledge and passion for Los Angeles area sports

The pay rate for this internship in California is $17.20 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company's streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television's creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television's programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children's & family categories.

This position is with KABC Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9ye37-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $17.20 Per Hour ($ USD)